Posted: December 11, 2003

“It was clear to us then that PBS could not retreat from Death of a Princess without compromising the integrity and independence of the network,” recall Larry Grossman and Newton Minow in Columbia Journalism Review. The former PBS leaders compare … Continue reading

Posted: December 11, 2003

Classical Public Radio Network host Mark Sheldon died Monday of cancer. More from Colorado Public Radio.

Posted: December 11, 2003

Tavis Smiley says in the New York Daily News that listeners complained when he enlisted the conservative J.C. Watts to provide commentaries. “I had people demanding to know if I’d lost my mind,” he says. “But my belief is we … Continue reading

Posted: December 10, 2003

Tavis Smiley’s criticism of Washington’s WAMU hasn’t helped his chances of being heard in the nation’s capital, reports the Baltimore Sun. “There are ways to court program managers other than to complain in the media,” says a station spokeswoman. [Earlier … Continue reading

Posted: December 10, 2003

In the same Geneva conference center where Internet summit participants are fighting over political control of the Web, broadcasters are holding their own summit, where they claim to be dealing with more significant issues, AP reported. Along with the BBC … Continue reading

Posted: December 9, 2003

Tonight’s Association of Independents in Radio Member Spotlight features Joe Bevilacqua.

Posted: December 8, 2003

Independent Lens is crafting an interactive version of its documentary series for the American Film Institute’s Enhanced TV Workshop, reports the New York Times. Interactive TV could “attract additional tech-savvy viewers who are hungry for more information, and don’t like … Continue reading

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